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Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of Recent Advances in Imaging and Management

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Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in young persons worldwide, producing a substantial economic burden on health services. New technology in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging is allowing the acquisition of more accurate and detailed information on cerebral pathology post-TBI. This has greatly improved prognostic ability in TBI and enables earlier identification of pathology, making it potentially amenable to therapeutic intervention. R...

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10.1007/s00068-008-8095-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
176-185
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1615-3146
ISSN:
1863-9933
URN:
uuid:39fde667-253b-4b05-a2a5-213913f1bac1
Source identifiers:
407418
Local pid:
pubs:407418
Language:
English
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